bombastically
adverb see bombastic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bombastically — adverb 1. in a turgid manner he lectured bombastically about his theories • Syn: ↑turgidly • Derived from adjective: ↑bombastic, ↑turgid (for: ↑turgidly) 2. in a gra …   Useful english dictionary

  • bombastically — bombastic ► ADJECTIVE ▪ grandiose but with little meaning. DERIVATIVES bombastically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • Bombastically — Bombastic Bom*bas tic (b[o^]m*b[.a]s t[i^]k or b[u^]m*b[.a]s t[i^]k), Bombastical Bom*bas tic*al, a. Characterized by bombast; high sounding; inflated. {Bom*bas tic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] A theatrical, bombastic, windy phraseology. Burke.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bombastically — See bombaster. * * * …   Universalium

  • bombastically — adverb In a bombastic manner …   Wiktionary

  • bombastically — adv. in an exaggerated manner, in an inflated manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bombastically — bom·bas·ti·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • bombastic — bombastically, adv. /bom bas tik/, adj. (of speech, writing, etc.) high sounding; high flown; inflated; pretentious. Also, bombastical. [1695 1705; BOMBAST + IC] Syn. pompous, grandiloquent, turgid, florid, grandiose. BOMBASTIC, FLOWERY,… …   Universalium

  • turgidly — adverb in a turgid manner he lectured bombastically about his theories • Syn: ↑bombastically • Derived from adjective: ↑bombastic (for: ↑bombastically), ↑turgid …   Useful english dictionary

  • grandiosely — adverb in a grandiose manner the building was bombastically spacious • Syn: ↑bombastically • Derived from adjective: ↑grandiose …   Useful english dictionary

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